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Fender 2003 USA Precision Deluxe Pickup Question

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by paulerip, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. paulerip


    Oct 16, 2008
    Nashville, TN
    Aguilar, Ernie Ball, Spector, Seymour Duncan
    I have an 03' USA P Deluxe (with the dual Jazz bridge pickup). The bass is obviously active but what I can't seem to find is if the pickups themselves are active or passive. Can anyone shed some light on that for me?

  2. Craig82

    Craig82 Supporting Member

    Mar 9, 2009
    I have the same bass. The pickups are passive. I took the preamp out about 5 years ago and it was the best Mod I ever made. In my opinion it's the best sounding p bass I've ever heard. I always gets complements on the tone of that bass at gigs.
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